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Marie-Therese Bardet
Marie-Therese Bardet
Bardet at age 112.
Birth: 2 June 1898
Lorient, Bretagne, France
Death: 8 June 2012
Pontchateau, Loire-Atlantique, France
Age: 114 years, 6 days
Country: FranceFRA
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Marie-Therese Louise Bardet (née Jegat; 2 June 1898 – 8 June 2012) was a supercentenarian from France. She was the oldest person in France and Europe since the death of Marcelle Narbonne on 1 January 2012. Her age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).[1] She was also the last known surviving French person to have been born before 1900.

Biography

Marie-Therese Bardet was born on 2 June 1898 to an unmarried mother (named Marie-Louise Jegat).[2] She married a man with the last name Bardet and had 2 children: Leon and Jeanne. Both were still alive at the time of their mother's 114th birthday; they were 90 and 88 respectively.

On her 114th birthday, her hearing and speech were both poor, but she ate with the other residents in her retirement home in Pontchateau, Loire-Atlantique.[3]

Marie-Therese Bardet died on 8 June 2012 at the age of 114 years, 6 days. She was the 7th-oldest person in the world when she died. After her death, Paule Bronzini, then aged 111, became the oldest living person in France and Maria Redaelli, then aged 113, became Europe's oldest person.

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References

  1. GRG Table A - Verified Supercentenarians (Listed Chronologically By Birth Date)
  2. La doyenne des Francais, Marie-Therese Bardet, est morte a 114 ans Le Monde
  3. Europe's oldest woman dies in France aged 114 RFI


Europe's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Willem van Renterghem • Marie d'Evergroote • Lavina Hansdatter • Kirsti Skagen • Geert Adriaans Boomgaard • Margaret Ann Neve • Karen BrodbaekSophia Wijnberg • Agnete Olsdatter • Honor Coleman • Sophie Lacomte • Maria Vleminckx • Johanna Berns • Matthias Dodenhoff • Sarah Gardiner • Elisabeth Jensen • Britta Njeldsdatter • Frederick Stabbins • Jane Lister • Martha Truelove • Ann Sharp • Gertrud Kübbeler • Marie Delfairiere • Frances Smith • Katherine Plunket • Eliza Roff • Maria Montemurro • Ellen Palmer • Rachel MacArthur • Rachel Swain • Wilhelmine Olschewski • Mary Davey • Francesco Cubadda • Thomas Pope • John Francklow • Rebecca Lees • Sarah Fitt • Johanna Johansson • Elizabeth Sellwood • Petronella Braams • Matilda Coppins • Elizabeth Whitehead • Karl Glockner • Sarah Humphrey • Maria Johansson • Michelina Macchia • Caroline Beale • Josephine Marchal • Luise Rissmann • Christina Karnebeek-Backs • Marie Olsen • Willem Kostering • Ella Ille Rentel • Lovisa Svensson • Ellen Dart • Elizabeth Kensley • Auguste Pahl • Hannah Smith • John Mosley Turner • Marie Bernatkova • Ada Roe • Josefa Salas Mateo • Alice Stevenson • Frederick Butterfield • Rose Heeley • Marie-Virginie Duhem • Katharina Braun • Frederique Noel • Florence Pannell • Augustine Tessier • Jeanetta Thomas • Alice Brewster • Petronella Ribbens-Verstallen • Anna Eliza Williams • Jeanne Calment • Lucy Askew • Annie Jennings • Eva Morris • Marie Bremont • Amy Hulmes • Germaine Haye • Teresa Fumarola • Joan Riudavets-Moll • Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper • Virginia Dighero-Zolezzi • Camille Loiseau • Maria de Jesus • Manuela Fernandez-Fojaco • Lucia Lauria • Florrie Baldwin • Venere Pizzinato-Papo • Marcelle Narbonne • Marie-Therese Bardet • Maria Redaelli • Emma Morano • Ana Vela Rubio • Giuseppina Projetto • Maria Giuseppa Robucci • Lucile Randon •


France's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • TE)

Marie LangloisRose SardaCalixte RazimbaudCatherine MoucheAuguste DecateDesiree DeloryFerdinise Nebolle • Georgette JeanmaireEugenie MarchandEugenie ProuxEmilie CoqueranLaurence EntiopeMarie-Ernestine Compain • Marie-Virginie Duhem • Frederique Noel • Augustine Tessier • Elisa Esnault • Elvire Mendiboure • Eugenie Roux • Jeanne Calment • Marie-Helene Chanteperdrix • Jeanne Dumaine • Marie Bremont • Germaine Haye • Anne Primout • Camille Loiseau • Marie-Simone Capony • Clementine Solignac • Eugenie Blanchard • Maria Diaz • Marcelle Narbonne • Marie-Therese Bardet • Paule Bronzini • Irenise Moulonguet • Suzanne Burrier • Marie Liguinen • Olympe Amaury • Eudoxie Baboul • Elisabeth Collot • Honorine Rondello • Lucile Randon

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